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grufty jim
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Re: Brexit from Ireland - a thought experiment
Feb 21, 2019, 21:22
Howburn Digger wrote:
I think some people on here imagining Britain carpet bombing Ireland...

Playing "let's imagine" is so much easier than playing "let's actually look."


Isn't it though? Just to be clear... you're the only person here imagining that.

I suggested the British tabloids would be up in arms and screaming blue murder if Ireland made a decision that caused as much harm to the UK as brexit is causing us. I suggested the tabloids and those in their comments sections would be making extreme statements and extreme demands.

I certainly didn't suggest there'd be actual carpet-bombing. You did that all yourself.

But maybe you think The Sun and The Mail, along with their already virulent readers-comments sections, would take such a set of circumstances calmly. Perhaps you think Nigel Farage and the tory right wing would be taking a measured approach and not making any inflammatory statements at all.

And you are more than welcome to think those things. But I suspect most of the "imagining" is happening at your end.
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